List of IMG Academy alumni

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The following is a list of notable alumni of IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida. Founded in 1978, the academy trains thousands of youth, high school, collegiate and professional athletes annually.[1] Many of the alumni listed below did not attend or graduate IMG academy, but participated in training there.


IMG Academy High School / full-time baseball program alumni
Professional training program alumni
  • Dominican Republic Pedro Álvarez, 2010 National League Rookie of the Month for September; third baseman for Baltimore Orioles
  • United States Mark Buehrle, pitcher for 2005 World Series champion Chicago White Sox; five-time All-Star and Gold Glove Award winner
  • United States Pat Burrell, two-time World Series champion and Golden Spikes Award recipient
  • United States Ian Desmond, 2012 and 2016 All-Star, 3-time Silver Slugger Award recipient
  • United States Adam Dunn, two-time MLB All-Star; played with Cincinnati Reds, Washington Nationals, Arizona Diamondbacks, Chicago White Sox, and Oakland Athletics
  • United States Nomar Garciaparra, six-time All-Star shortstop, 1997 Rookie of the Year, played for Boston Red Sox, Oakland A's, LA Dodgers and Chicago Cubs
  • United States Josh Hamilton, five-time MLB All-Star and 2010 AL Most Valuable Player
  • United States Kyle Kendrick, pitcher for Philadelphia Phillies, won a World Series championship with organization in 2008
  • United States Joe Mauer, five-time MLB All-Star, three-time AL batting champion, three-time Gold Glove Award winner and four-time Silver Slugger award winner for Minnesota Twins, AL MVP (2009)
  • United States Andrew McCutchen, five-time All-Star, Gold Glove Award (2012), Silver Slugger Award (2012) and National League Most Outstanding Player (2012) for Pittsburgh Pirates, NL MVP (2013)
  • United States Jamie Moyer, MLB pitcher, 25-year career, selected to All-Star team in 2003; received Roberto Clemente and Lou Gehrig Awards
  • United States Gary Sheffield, nine-time MLB All-Star, 1997 World Series champion, five-time Silver Slugger Award winner and 1992 Comeback Player of the Year
  • Canada Joey Votto, MLB first baseman, 5-time All-Star, winner of 2010 National League MVP award, Hank Aaron Award, and Lou Marsh Trophy as Canada's athlete of the year
  • United States Neil Walker, MLB infielder, 2010 Baseball America's All-Rookie Team
  • United States Vernon Wells, MLB outfielder, three-time All-Star, three-time Gold Glove Award recipient and Silver Slugger Award winner
  • United States Ryan Zimmerman, MLB first baseman, two-time All-Star, Gold Glove Award recipient, and Lou Gehrig Memorial Award winner




IMG Bollettieri Tennis Academy[edit]

Men's tennis
Women's tennis



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  2. ^ I-70 News. "Royals Draft The Youngest Player In Baseball History". Fox Sports News. Retrieved August 12, 2012.
  3. ^ Dominitz, Nathan (June 6, 2014). "Sand Gnats' L.J. Mazzilli hits way toward big-league goal". Savannah Morning News. Retrieved October 23, 2014.
  4. ^ Cols' Stuen to play for IMG Academy » Evansville Courier & Press
  5. ^ Beasley finds stability, comfort at Kansas State –
  6. ^ NBA draft: Jrue Holiday, Earl Clark and DeJuan Blair could go high in 2009 draft – ESPN

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